||11 Nights + 12 days
||Delhi / Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra / Orchha / Khajuraho/ Varanasi
|| with breakfast
||with air condition
||$690 (USD) / per person
Ps: The above mentioned price is based on 2 pax and valid until 15 April 2011.
Day 1 : ARRIVAL IN NEW DELHI
Tour begins with the tourists arriving in the capital city of India, Delhi. You will find our driver at the airport waiting to receive you (after customs clearance) and welcome you to the country of India. He will also help you in transferring to the hotel. You could check into the hotel and overnight stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 2 : DELHI CITY TOUR
This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Red Fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi. Car at your disposal for outside dinner
Day 3 : DELHI / JAIPUR (250 Kilometers / 5 Hours)
Depart in the morning after breakfast to Jaipur, the Pink City founded by Maharaja Swai Jai Singh. Half day city tour of Pink city and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Jaipur hotel. Car at your disposal for outside dinner
Day 4 : JAIPUR CITY TOUR
After taking breakfast, Visit Hawa Mahal (palace of winds) the land mark of Jaipur city, City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory, the largest stone observatory built by astronomer King Raja Sawai Jai Singh II in 18th century, Royal Gaitore, a royal cremation site of majestic rulers of Jaipur, Water Palace. In the afternoon, have an excursion to Amber Fort and Palace. Enjoy an elephant safari to explore the Amber fort, located in Amber (Jaipur), which used to be the capital of the Kachhwaha clan, till Jaipur was made the official capital in 1727. The Amber Fort looks stunning, all-built in white marble and red sandstone. Overnight stay at the hotel. Car at your disposal for outside dinner.
Day 5 : JAIPUR/ AGRA (240 Kilometers / 4 Hours)
In the morning drive to Agra via Bharatpur (Kaledeo Ghanna national park) and Fatehpur Sikri. The finest buildings within this area are the Diwan - i - Am, Diwan - i - Khas, Panch Mahal, Jama Masjid, Birbal's Palace, Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza and the tomb of famous Sufi Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti. The Bulad Darwaza is also a remarkable landmark built in 1575. Evening excursion to Taj Mahal and relish the view in the dusk. Overnight stay at Agra. Car at your disposal for outside dinner
Day 6 : AGRA / ORCHHA (300 Kilometers / 5 Hours)
Morning Visit the Agra Fort and drive to Orchha. After check in the hotel visit the main attraction Orchha fort complex , located on an island on River Betwa. The Raja Ram Temple, Chaturbhuj temple, the Laxminarayan temple is a unique blend of temple and fort architecture. Orchha has 14 chhatris or memorials for its rulers, situated near the Kanchan Ghat on River Betwa. Overnight stay at hotel. Car at your disposal for outside dinner.
Day 7 : ORCHHA / KHAJURAHO (120 Kilometers / 2 Hours)
This morning after breakfast visit, Chaunsat Yogini Temple, The oldest surviving temple in the group (900 A.D.), this is the sole granite temple dedicated to Goddess Kali. Visit Kandariya Mahadeo Temple, built 1025-50,it represents Chandela art at its finest. Visit Vishwanath Temple, three-headed image of Brahma is enshrined in this temple. The approach is equally impressive, with lions flanking the Northern and Elephants in the Southern steps that lead up to it. Visit Matangeshwara Temple, Standing next to the Lakshmana Temple, It is dedicated to Shiva. This temple has an Eight-feet-high lingam and is outside the precincts of the Western Group. Overnight stay at hotel. Car at your disposal for outside dinner.
Day 8 : KHAJURAHO CITY TOUR
This morning after breakfast. Visit Ghantai Temple Khajuraho, walking from the eastern Jain temple group towards Khajuraho village, you come to this small, ruined Jain temple. Visit Duladeo Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, A dirt track runs to this isolated temple, about 1km south of the Jain enclosure. Visit Chitragupta Temple, Facing eastwards to the rising sun, the temple is dedicated to the Sun God, Surya. The image of the deity in the inner sanctum is particularly imposing; five feet high, and driving a horse-drawn Chariot. Visit Lakshamana Temple, the large Lakshmana Temple is dedicated to Vishnu, although in design it is similar to the Kandriya Mahadeva and Vishvanath temples. It is one of the earliest of the western enclosure temples, dating from around 930 to 950 AD. Visit Parsavanatha Temple Khajuraho, Some of the best known figures at Khajuraho can be seen here, including the classic figure of a woman removing a thorn from her foot and another of a woman applying eye make-up. The Parsvanath image was installed in 1860.Visit Adinatha Temple, A century later, the Adinath temple was built immediately to the north of the Parsvasnatha Temple. It may be compared with any of the invincible peaks of he sacred Mount Kailash which has the privilege of being the seat of Lord Shiva.Visit Chaturbhuj Temple, This temple sports a huge, elaborately carved image of Vishnu in the sanctum. Three kilometers south of Khajuraho. Overnight stay at hotel. Car at your disposal for outside dinner.
Day 9 :KHAJURAHO / VARANASI (400 Kilometers / 7 Hours)
This morning after breakfast drive to Varanasi. Check in the hotel and proceed to Visit Sarnath & Evening Ganges Aarti at Ghat.
Day 10 :VARANASI CITY TOUR
Early morning have a boat Ride at River Ganges. Later proceed to Varanasi City Tour. Visit Ramnagar Fort The Ramnagar fort lies about 14 km. from Varanasi and is situated on the opposite bank of river Ganga. It is the ancestral home of the Maharaja of Banaras. Maharaja Balwant Singh built this fort-palace in the eighteenth century. Visit Jantar Mantar is an observatory, built by Jai Singh, the Maharaja of Jaipur in the year 1737. Jai Singh was a great admirer of science and technology and he was particularly passionate about astronomy. Visit Bharat Kala Bhavan, located inside the BHU campus, was established in the year 1920 A.D, is an art and architecture museum and houses a vast collection of paintings, Hindu and Buddhist sculptures and other materials of archeological importance. Overnight stay at hotel. Car at your disposal for outside dinner.
Day 11 : VARANASI / DELHI (Overnight train)
This morning after breakfast, have a walk on Varanasi ghats and later on afternoon transfer to Varanasi train station for overnight train to Delhi. Overnight in train.
Day 12 : FINAL DEPARTURE
Pick up from Delhi train station and transfer to Delhi hotel for wash and change. After you can have a small tour of Delhi and evening after dinner transfer to Delhi airport for your further destination